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Academic Calendar 2003-2004

Fall 2003
Winter Session 2004
Spring 2004
Summer 2004
Notes

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August 18–August 29

Fall 2003*

Registration/Academic Counseling and Advising 
August 27-August 29 New Student Orientation (Metropolitan Campus)
August 31 Freshman Move-in (College at Florham)
September 1 Labor Day Holiday (Monday) 
September 1-2 New Student Orientation (College at Florham)
September 3 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Wednesday) 
September 9 Last Day for New Registrations 
September 16 Final Drop/Add Changes and Registrations with Special Permission 
November 4 Last Day for Student Withdrawal from Classes 
November 13-25 Priority Registration for Spring Semester 2004
November 25 Thanksgiving Recess Begins 11 p.m. (Tuesday) 
December 1 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
December 13 Last Day of Classes, Fall Semester (Saturday) 
December 15-19 Final Examinations (Monday-Friday) 
Grades are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on the third day after the exam is administered. 
December 20 Snow Makeup Day (Saturday) 
December 20 Semester Ends, 11:00 p.m. (Saturday) 
 


Winter Session 2004* 

January 5–23 Classes (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays)
January 19 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Holiday (Monday) 
January 5–23

Spring 2004* 

Registration/Academic Counseling and Advising 
January 26 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
January 30 Last Day for New Registrations 
February 6 Final Drop/Add Changes and Registrations with Special Permission 
February 17 Last day to meet requirements for "I" earned for Fall 2003 semester. Last day to file Pass/No Credit for undergraduates. Last day to apply for Spring 2004 Leave of Absence.
February 20 Last day to register for Independent Study.
March 15–19 Spring Recess 
March 22 Classes Resume 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
April 2 Last Day for Student Withdrawal from Classes 
April 19-30 Priority Registration for Fall Semester 2004
May 8 Last Day of Classes (Saturday) 
May 10-15 Final Examinations (Monday–Saturday) 
Grades are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on the third day after the exam is administered.
May 17 University Commencement (Monday)

Summer Sessions 2004 

First Summer Session** 
May 24 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
May 31 Memorial Day Holiday (Monday) 
June 4 Memorial Day Holiday Makeup Day (Friday) 
July 1 Classes End, 11:00 p.m. (Thursday)
Second Summer Session**
June 14 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
July 5 Independence Day Holiday (Monday)
July 9 Independence Day Holiday Makeup (Friday) 
July 23 Classes End, 11:00 p.m. (Friday) 
Third Summer Session**
July 7 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Wednesday) 
August 17 Classes End, 11:00 p.m. (Tuesday)
* Saturday College courses may follow a different schedule. 
** Saturday College and Weekend College courses may follow a different schedule. 

The academic calendar is subject to change with appropriate notice. 

Major Religious Holy Days
The University respects the observance of major religious holy days by members of the campus community. Officers of administration and of instruction responsible for scheduling required academic activities or essential services are expected to avoid conflict with such holy days as much as possible. 

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